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Electrical and Computer Engineering is central to most all areas defining the modern world; from robotics and biomedicine to advanced energy systems, wireless communications technologies, and next generation sensing methods. ECE at Tufts is dedicated to a collaborative and interdisciplinary approach to education and research for all our students, faculty, and staff. Learn more >

Research Areas

- Integrated Circuits and VLSI
- Electro-optical Materials and
  Renewable Energy

- Microfabrication, Nanotechnology,
  and Sensors

- Microwave and Wireless Engineering
- Control, Energy Systems and Robotics
- Communications, Networks,
  and Information Theory

- Signal and Image Processing

Open Positions

- Part-time Lecturers for AY2017-2018

Faculty Highlights

Prof. Shuchin Aeron receives NSF CAREER award

Associate Professor Shuchin Aeron has received a five-year $530,000 National Science Foundation early career award for his work advancing multidimensional data science via new algebraic models and algorithms. He aims to re-invigorate interest among other researchers in using tools from linear and multilinear algebra that are currently overlooked.
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ECE News and Events

January 9, 2017
Panetta promotes computer science education
Professor Karen Panetta spoke to the Wall Street Journal's Tech News Briefing about computer science education for young students.

November 11, 2016
Safavi wins at IEEE Asilomar Conference
At the IEEE Asilomar Conference on Signals Systems, and Computers, Ph.D. candidate Sam Safavi won first place for the best paper in the Networks track, as well as the third-place prize for best paper in the entire conference.

October 21, 2016
Sonkusale writes on "smart" threads
Professor Sameer Sonkusale was published in The Conversation on the advantages of embedding sensor functions into threads.

October 11, 2016
Khan invited to speak at IEEE school
Assistant Professor Usman Khan has been invited to speak at the IEEE Signal Processing Society Winter School on Distributed Signal Processing for Secure Cyber Physical Systems.

October 7, 2016
Alumnus wins teaching award
Electrical engineering double-Jumbo John Heffernan, EE81, EG84, received the Presidential Award for Excellence in Mathematics and Science Teaching.

September 26, 2016
Sonkusale receives ONR grant
Professor Sameer Sonkusale has received an ONR grant to build biomedical microdevices to investigate the gut microbiome.

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Degree Programs

Undergraduate Degrees
B.S. in Computer Engineering
B.S. in Electrical Engineering
B.S. in Engineering

Entrepreneurship Programs
Minor in Engineering Leadership
Minor in Engineering Management

Graduate Degrees
Ph.D. Program
Master's Degree

Alumni Profiles

Premkumar Natarajan, EG96, former executive vice president of Raytheon BBN Technologies, took the helm at the USC Viterbi School of Engineering's Information Sciences Institute (ISI).

Brian Muse, E09, co-founded a digital agency and product development company called One Mighty Roar. Based in downtown Boston, OMR specializes in the design and development of web applications.

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